Jeff Moag

Editor In Chief for Canoe & Kayak Magazine

195 Articles by: Jeff Moag
Whitewater Healing

Whitewater Healing

By Dennis Mashue During a recent speaking engagement, my 18-year-old son, Tucker, summed up my parenting style in one word: “sketchy.” After all, as the solo parent of an autistic teenager, my res[...]

Marcin Gienieczko and the Great Guinness Hoax

Marcin Gienieczko and the Great Guinness Hoax

Many paddlers have completed longer solo trips than Gienieczko, but his sponsors never heard of any of them. Even if they had, the Guinness name would bring publicity, and publicity would bring money.

Industry News: American Made Outdoor Gear Awards announces 2017 finalists

Industry News: American Made Outdoor Gear Awards announces 2017 finalists

Paddlesports companies are well represented in the 2017 class, with Blackfly Canoes, Alpacka Raft, Bending Branches Paddles and Wenonah Canoe all among the finalists.

Paddlesports Retailer Show Announced

Paddlesports Retailer Show Announced

By Jeff Moag When Emerald Expositions announced that it would move its Outdoor Retailer Summer Market tradeshow from August to June, everyone knew it would trigger a paddlesports exodus. The only ques[...]

Wildfire Threatens Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wildfire Threatens Nantahala Outdoor Center

Backfires prevented the wildfire from damaging the whitewater outfitter’s iconic campus on the Nantahala River.

Janet Reno, Kayaker

Janet Reno, Kayaker

"One day I took a kayak and I went over a three-foot rapid and I got hooked on it," the former U.S. Attorney General once said about her love of kayaking.

Sandy Robson Completes 14,000-mile Kayak Journey

Sandy Robson Completes 14,000-mile Kayak Journey

She’s been abducted by fishermen, set off her EPIRB (no-one came), and swam in many times through dumping surf. “My mum might say I'm stubborn, but I’ve never felt like giving up," says Sandy Ro[...]

From the Mag: Fight the Funk

From the Mag: Fight the Funk

Whether you’re on an endless road trip or just sneaking sessions before work, it’s not easy to paddle everyday. The biggest challenge, after you get your work/life priorities straight, is managing[...]

Sea Kayaking in Arisaig, Scotland

Sea Kayaking in Arisaig, Scotland

A sea kayak tour in this protected corner of the Scottish mainland was the perfect break from a highlands road trip.

Surfski Rock Gardening, South African Style

Surfski Rock Gardening, South African Style

In all the years I’ve been paddling surfskis, I’d never ventured into the Suction Pool on one. Then Epic released its V7 ski, made of the same durable stuff those waterfall-hucking whitewater boat[...]